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Latest publication: Turnover of trade 2019, August

Published: 26 March 2012

Retail trade flash estimate: sales grew by 9.2 per cent in February

According to Statistics Finland’s retail trade flash estimate, retail trade sales increased by 9.2 per cent in February 2012 from February 2011. Over the same time period, the volume of sales grew by 5.5 per cent.

Development of value and volume of retail trade sales, February 2012, % (TOL 2008)

Development of value and volume of retail trade sales, February 2012, % (TOL 2008)

The retail trade flash estimate is based on a sample covering, on the average, 50 per cent of retail trade turnover. Data on trade sales by industry will next be released on 12 April 2012.

Flash estimates on retail trade are published at a lag of just under one month from the end of the statistical reference month. The preliminary data on motor vehicle, wholesale and retail trade based on a larger sample will be published at a lag of roughly six weeks from the end of the statistical reference month and the revised data based on total data are published at a lag of roughly ten weeks.


Source: Turnover of trade, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jarkko Niemistö 09 1734 2951, palvelut.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 26.3.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. February 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klv/2012/02/klv_2012_02_2012-03-26_tie_001_en.html